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Concrete Lab Assistant

Alter Biota Inc.
Edwardsville, NS
$20–$22 an hour - Permanent, Full-time

Location

Edwardsville, NS

Benefits
Pulled from the full job description

  • Extended health care
  • On-site parking
  • Paid time off

Full job description

JOB POSTING – Concrete Lab Assistant

LOCATION - SYDNEY, CAPE BRETON ISLAND (UNAMA’KI), NOVA SCOTIA, CANADA

αlterβiota applies cutting edge nanomaterials, big data and digital technology to decarbonize the concrete industry while improving costs, performance and quality for our customers. We are a fast growing, cleantech company that is deeply committed to circular, net zero production of our products while remaining anchored in practical, value-driven solutions for industry.

GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF THE ROLE

We are seeking a highly motivated and creative Civil Engineer to join our growing team as a full time, permanent team member. This is a unique opportunity to meaningfully impact the early success of the company and contribute to the advancement of our transformational hydrous Bio-Graphene Oxide admixture and DIGITAL AGGREGATE products.

The ideal candidate will enjoy working independently with a strong sense of purpose and responsibility. As you will be advancing new technology, there is no playbook; critical thinking and practical problem-solving skills are essential. You will be working shoulder to shoulder with your colleagues in a hands-on, innovation driven environment to develop, test and deploy new technologies to market.

In the role you will support concrete materials testing for development of specialized bio-graphene admixtures for concrete. Candidate will assist with general operations of a concrete lab.

RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE ROLE

· Mechanical testing of mortar and concrete samples

· Batching and mixing of mortar and concrete samples for destructive and non-destructive testing

· Conducting sieve analysis for aggregates

· Implementation of advanced rapid testing techniques for concrete and image analysis for aggregates

· Data collection and entry into database

· Maintenance of laboratory equipment and material inventory

· Co-ordinate and conduct material pickups from partners and suppliers

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS, EXPERIENCE & SKILLS

· Ability to follow direction and execute standard operating procedures (SOP)

· Understanding of basic workplace safety requirements

· Intermediate math

· Basic understanding of Microsoft Office Suite (mainly Excel and Word)

· Ability to work independently with accuracy and urgency

· Ability to develop and maintain positive relationships in a collaborative team environment

· Demonstrated English communication skills, both oral and written

· Must have a valid driver's license

DESIRED SKILLS

· Some experience working with concrete and aggregates

· Concrete QV/QA and project management experience will be considered an asset

Submit a combined PDF document of your resume, highlighting your relevant experience with a cover letter outlining why you are ready to join our team.

Please send your application to: info@alterbiota.com

We offer a competitive salary, ESOP, and health benefits.

We strive to be an organization of inclusion and diversity. Please feel free to indicate in your cover letter if you belong or self-identify in one of the underrepresented groups: Indigenous persons, racially visible persons, persons with a disability, women, and persons of a minority sexual orientation and/or gender identity.

All applications will be reviewed, although only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Pay: $20.00-$22.00 per hour

Expected hours: 40 per week

Benefits:

  • Extended health care
  • On-site parking
  • Paid time off

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday

Work Location: In person